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Paul R Armstrong

Research Agricultural Engineer

Dr. Paul Armstrong                

Dr. Paul Armstrong
Research Agricultural Engineer

ATTN: Paul Armstrong
1515 College Avenue
Manhattan, KS  66502
Telephone: 785.776.2728
Fax: 785.537.5550

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Paul Armstrong is a scientist working on the development of sensors and instrumentation for non-destructive measurement of grain attributes and the monitoring of stored grain. Research includes development of rapid single-kernel near-infrared spectroscopic instrumentation to measure chemical composition and attributes of corn and soybeans (protein, lysine, tryptophan, oil, mold damage, etc), and development in situ moisture and quality monitoring systems for stored grain.

Gustin, J. L., U. K. Frei, J. Baier, P. R. Armstrong, T. Lübberstedt, and A. M. Settles. 2020. Classification approaches for sorting maize (Zea mays subsp. mays) haploids using single-kernel near-infrared spectroscopy. Plant Breeding 139: 1103-1112.
Rodriguez, F. S., P. R. Armstrong, E. B. Maghirang, K. F. Yaptenco, E. D. Scully, F. H. Arthur, D. L. Brabec, A. D. Adviento-Borbe, and D. C. Suministrado. 2020. NIR Spectroscopy detects chlorpyrifos-methyl pesticide residue in rough, brown, and milled rice. Trans. ASABE 36: 983-993.
Serson, W., P. Armstrong, E. Maghirang, A. AL-Bakri, T. Phillips, M. AL-Amery, K. Su, and D. Hildebrand. 2020. Development of whole and ground seed near-infrared spectroscopy calibrations for oil, protein, moisture, and fatty acids in calibrations of Salvia hispanica. J. Chem. Soc. 97: 3-13.
Antony R. M., M. B. Kirkham, T. C. Todd, S. R. Bean, J. D. Wilson, P. R. Armstrong, E. Maghirang, and D. L. Brabec. 2019. Low-temperature tolerance of maize and sorghum seedlings grown under the same environmental conditions. J. Crop Improv. 33: 287-305.
Armstrong, P. R., A. M. McClung, E.B. Maghirang, M. H. Chen, D. L. Brabec, K. F. Yaptenco, A. N. Famosos, and C. K. Addison. 2019. Detection of chalk in single kernels of long-grain milled rice using imaging and visible/near infrared instruments. Cereal Chem. 96: 1103-1111.
Armstrong, P. R., E. B. Maghirang, and M. Ozulu. 2019. Determining damage levels in wheat caused by Sunn pest (Eurygaster integriceps) using visible and near-infrared spectroscopy. J. Crop Sci. 86: 102-107.
Bosomtwe, A., J. K. Danso, E. A. Osekre, G. P. Opit, G. Mbata, P. Armstrong, F.H. Arthur, J. Campbell, N. Manu, S. G. McNeill, and J. O. Akowuah. 2019. Effectiveness of the solar biomass hybrid dryer for drying and disinfestation of maize. J. Stored Prod. Res. 83: 66-72.
Casada, M. E., S. A. Thompson, P. R. Armstrong, S. G. McNeill, R. G. Maghirang, M. D. Montross, and A. P. Turner. 2019. Forces on monitoring cables during grain bin filling and emptying. Appl. Eng. Agric. 35: 409-415.
Danso, J. K., E. A. Osekre, G. P. Opit, F. H. Arthur, J. F. Campbell, G. Mbata, N. Manu, P. Armstrong, and S. G. McNeill. 2019. Impact of storage structures on moisture content, insect pests and mycotoxin levels of maize in Ghana. J. Stored Prod. Res. 81: 114-120.
Manu, N., E. A. Osekre, G. P. Opit, F. H. Arthur, G. Mbata, P. Armstrong, J. K. Danso, S. G. McNeill, and J. Campbell. 2019. Moisture content, insect pests and mycotoxin levels of maize on farms in Tamale environs in the northern region of Ghana. J. Stored Prod. Res. 83: 153-160.